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Old 02-18-2015, 11:42 AM   #1
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Anyone purchase or service an Airstream trailer from North Trail RV in Fort Myers? Good experience? Bad? Indifferent? Thanks for any feedback!
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Old 02-18-2015, 03:47 PM   #2
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I didn't purchase from them, nor have I had service done. That being said, they where *new* to Airstreams when we visited them last April 2014 when we started looking to buy. The staff was friendly. And at the time they only had a few units. I think they where building a whole new facility. That's my only experience with them.

That being said, I liked them more than my shopping experience at TampaRV. I won't go there for anything just because it was so bad.
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Old 02-18-2015, 04:30 PM   #3
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I didn't purchase from them, nor have I had service done. That being said, they where *new* to Airstreams when we visited them last April 2014 when we started looking to buy. The staff was friendly. And at the time they only had a few units. I think they where building a whole new facility. That's my only experience with them.

That being said, I liked them more than my shopping experience at TampaRV. I won't go there for anything just because it was so bad.
We purchased from these people typical wide boys (car salesmen). No support or service follow up unless you have 60 days to wait

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Old 02-18-2015, 05:50 PM   #4
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We purchased from these people typical wide boys (car salesmen). No support or service follow up unless you have 60 days to wait

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I'm from Va Beach there Hampton. Do you mean Tampa or North Trail?
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Old 02-18-2015, 07:01 PM   #5
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If you would like to message me, I would be happy to share my experiences with North Trail!


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Old 02-19-2015, 12:18 PM   #7
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Agree with Bold Adventure - stay away from TampaRV & their affiliates!!!
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I LOVE North Trail!!!!!! I get a huge amount of re-do work after their techs screw up the repairs and the clients get disgusted.


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Anyone purchase or service an Airstream trailer from North Trail RV in Fort Myers? Good experience? Bad? Indifferent? Thanks for any feedback!
We went to North Trail in 2013 fairly soon after they became a fully fledged dealer (rather than just handling Interstates) to have a trailer leak tracked down and fixed under warranty. We allowed them to suggest the best appointment time. They kept the trailer for a little over three weeks and found nothing (in their words, the water ingress must have resulted from freak deluge which was not encouraging as we noticed it during the Florida dry season). A stop at Jackson Center ultimately took care of this problem. Pleasant enough people in the service area but do not think our issue got the attention it should have.
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Yikes. Thanks for all the candid feedback! Sounds like they will be towards the bottom of my list. Sadly, if both NT and RVOne are iffy, that means I'm in for a drive as the four closest dealers to me are affiliated with one of those two companies.
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You can drive to JD Sanders, they are a good dealership.
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You can drive to JD Sanders, they are a good dealership.
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Old 02-20-2015, 06:59 AM   #14
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3x for JD Sanders. Nothing fancy. Had my warranty work done there. Treated me like I had purchased from them. In a good way. Good work at a fair price.
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